There are 2 ways to get from Killarney to Skellig Michael by bus, ferry or taxi

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, ferry  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Killarney Coach Park to Dingle, Dingle 288
  2. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island

$59 - $67

1 alternative option

Taxi, ferry  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Killarney to Portmagee
  2. Take the ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island

$145 - $165

What companies run services between Killarney, Ireland and Skellig Michael, Ireland?

There is no direct connection from Killarney to Skellig Michael. However, you can take the bus to Dingle, Dingle, take the drive to Portmagee, then take the ferry to Skellig Island. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Portmagee then take the ferry to Skellig Island.

Bus operators
Transport for Ireland
Website
transportforireland.ie
Bus from Killarney Coach Park to Dingle, Dingle
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
journeyplanner.transportforireland.ie
Ferry operators
Skelligs Rock Ferry
Website
skelligsrock.com
Ferry from Portmagee to Skellig Island
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
skelligsrock.com
Book at
skelligsrock.com
Other operators
Taxi from Killarney to Portmagee
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Windmill Cabs
Phone
+353 66 718 6777

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Killarney and Skellig Michael is 78 km.

The cheapest way to get from Killarney to Skellig Michael is to bus and ferry which costs 50€ - 60€ and takes 5 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Killarney to Skellig Michael is to taxi and ferry which takes 2 h 11 min and costs 120€ - 140€.

It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Killarney to Skellig Michael, including transfers.